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Letter to the Editor: ECAC is aware of concerns raised regarding investigation

Members of the OSU Student Body,As members of the Executive Conduct and Accountability Committee, we are aware of the concerns raised regarding the investigation we have been tasked with. We appreciate...

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Letter to the Editor: The Board of Trustees must dismiss President Alexander

Ryan Little
March 12, 2021

Dear Board of Trustees, Last week, a bombshell report revealed that during F. King Alexander's time as president of LSU, he was aware of football coach Les Miles' repeated attempts to have sex with...

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Letter to the Editor: Dear survivors, we love you, believe you and we are here to advocate with you

Elizabeth Kennedy, Whitney Archer
March 12, 2021

Dear Survivors, We believe you. We love you. We are here to advocate alongside you. We are writing to reaffirm, again and always, our commitment to believing and supporting survivors of sexual and interpersonal...

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Letter to the Editor: We need to look for new solutions like open source textbooks to take the burden off of students

Alex Follett
March 2, 2021

Hello OSU,I’m writing to you today to discuss an on-going problem within universities. Along with the exploding prices of tuition, textbook costs are putting a huge financial burden on students. With...

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Letter to the Editor: We need to educate faculty about tools that already exist to heighten student quality of life

Liam Hays-Ekeland
March 2, 2021

To the editor,Lots of us students grumble and complain about the cost of textbooks, but few are aware of the solutions to this problem that already exist. I am talking about Open Educational Resources;...

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Letter to the Editor: Leadership of United Academics of OSU are outraged by $153 million stadium renovation project

Victor Reyes
March 1, 2021

We, the elected leadership of United Academics of OSU, are outraged by the administration’s decision to pursue a $153 million stadium renovation project at this, of all moments. OSU has laid off staff...

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Letter to the Editor: An appeal to bipartisanship

Kyle R. King
November 16, 2020

I am a proud conservative. In the continuing wake of this historic year, I am displeased that this identification has become inextricably bound to perhaps the most polarizing figure of our time. I am further...

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Letter to the Editor: Our approach succeeded

Victor Reyes
November 16, 2020

Despite a difficult year, here is some positive news for those who work and learn at OSU.In May, the administration proposed closing the pandemic-related budget gap with 20% across the board salary cuts...

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Letter to the Editor: Provost’s all-student email misleading, ethically wrong

Samuel Burns
March 1, 2020

Oregon State University has a binding code of ethics. One of the key aspects of ethics within an academic setting is not misrepresenting data. On Monday, the Provost sent an email to the entire community...

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Letter to the Editor: Undergraduate students must evaluate university statements, support graduate employees

Tali Ilkovitch
March 1, 2020

Undergraduates,My name is Tali Ilkovitch, I am an undergraduate speaking in solidarity the Coalition of Graduate Employees. I wish to respond to the email addressed to all students on February 24 from...

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Letter to the Editor: OSU mental health emails insulting

Sierra Hosea
February 24, 2020

I really, honestly do not want to see another email from the University talking about mental health until they increase the budget of CAPS and hire more counselors.The email sent out on Friday February...

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Letter to the Editor: Trust, but verify

Christian Wagner, Kinesiology major
February 25, 2019

I’ve been concerned for a while about how truth is treated in our day and age. In media, politics and our university, people treat their narrative as more important than Truth. When our president lies...

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